Russia Rural Population 1960-2024

Rural population refers to people living in rural areas as defined by national statistical offices. It is calculated as the difference between total population and urban population. Aggregation of urban and rural population may not add up to total population because of different country coverages.
  • Russia rural population for 2022 was 35,708,054, a 0.69% decline from 2021.
  • Russia rural population for 2021 was 35,956,998, a 1.14% decline from 2020.
  • Russia rural population for 2020 was 36,372,705, a 0.89% decline from 2019.
  • Russia rural population for 2019 was 36,697,963, a 0.65% decline from 2018.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Rural Population
China 514,596,570
Russia 35,708,054
Thailand 33,777,188
Brazil 26,795,765
Mexico 23,843,271
Iran 20,537,534
Turkey 19,609,710
South Africa 18,965,399
Iraq 12,746,359
Algeria 11,328,186
Colombia 9,311,387
Romania 8,627,368
Kazakhstan 8,243,190
Guatemala 8,216,182
Malaysia 7,393,781
Peru 7,249,838
Ecuador 6,377,754
Azerbaijan 4,357,959
Venezuela 3,289,223
Turkmenistan 2,990,694
Serbia 2,915,423
Cuba 2,533,843
Paraguay 2,521,216
Dominican Republic 1,813,679
Belarus 1,811,720
Bosnia 1,621,904
Bulgaria 1,528,155
Libya 1,273,772
Jamaica 1,215,546
Namibia 1,181,955
Armenia 1,012,841
Albania 1,004,807
Costa Rica 930,373
Jordan 922,394
North Macedonia 841,220
Mauritius 747,287
Botswana 730,591
Guyana 590,192
Lebanon 589,488
Equatorial Guinea 435,309
Fiji 388,373
Maldives 306,227
Gabon 221,340
Belize 217,242
Suriname 208,236
Montenegro 196,160
Samoa 183,207
St. Lucia 145,594
Tonga 82,147
Grenada 79,192
St. Vincent and the Grenadines 47,946
Dominica 20,585
Marshall Islands 8,929
American Samoa 5,669
Tuvalu 3,900
Nauru 0
Russia Rural Population - Historical Data
Year Population % of Total Change
2022 35,708,054 24.87 -0.69%
2021 35,956,998 25.07 -1.15%
2020 36,372,705 25.25 -0.89%
2019 36,697,963 25.41 -0.65%
2018 36,938,654 25.57 -0.56%
2017 37,147,222 25.71 -0.39%
2016 37,292,302 25.84 -0.27%
2015 37,393,138 25.95 -0.19%
2014 37,465,023 26.05 -0.12%
2013 37,508,423 26.14 -0.06%
2012 37,531,739 26.21 -0.06%
2011 37,552,971 26.27 -0.09%
2010 37,587,981 26.31 -0.13%
2009 37,635,362 26.36 -0.14%
2008 37,686,839 26.40 -0.21%
2007 37,767,668 26.45 -0.34%
2006 37,896,710 26.49 -0.50%
2005 38,085,588 26.54 -0.55%
2004 38,295,974 26.58 -0.57%
2003 38,515,588 26.63 -0.57%
2002 38,737,259 26.66 -0.44%
2001 38,908,572 26.65 -0.41%
2000 39,068,066 26.65 -0.41%
1999 39,226,849 26.65 -0.29%
1998 39,340,974 26.64 -0.15%
1997 39,400,215 26.64 -0.15%
1996 39,459,487 26.63 -0.13%
1995 39,509,505 26.63 -0.01%
1994 39,512,122 26.62 -0.02%
1993 39,518,242 26.62 -0.04%
1992 39,533,441 26.62 0.11%
1991 39,489,185 26.61 0.31%
1990 39,368,740 26.61 0.18%
1989 39,296,740 26.60 -0.23%
1988 39,385,579 26.82 -0.89%
1987 39,738,044 27.24 -0.83%
1986 40,068,987 27.65 -0.80%
1985 40,391,011 28.08 -0.73%
1984 40,686,607 28.50 -0.74%
1983 40,990,219 28.93 -0.89%
1982 41,358,307 29.37 -0.85%
1981 41,712,214 29.81 -0.80%
1980 42,049,135 30.25 -0.75%
1979 42,367,388 30.70 -1.26%
1978 42,902,521 31.30 -1.66%
1977 43,620,050 32.05 -1.63%
1976 44,336,325 32.81 -1.61%
1975 45,054,966 33.57 -1.71%
1974 45,831,223 34.35 -1.68%
1973 46,607,946 35.13 -1.65%
1972 47,384,351 35.92 -1.63%
1971 48,162,739 36.72 -1.60%
1970 48,939,317 37.53 -1.63%
1969 49,741,704 38.36 -1.64%
1968 50,561,694 39.22 -1.61%
1967 51,383,521 40.08 -1.58%
1966 52,200,695 40.95 -1.55%
1965 53,013,631 41.83 -0.97%
1964 53,529,836 42.71 -0.94%
1963 54,036,643 43.59 -0.91%
1962 54,530,929 44.48 -0.87%
1961 55,009,623 45.37 -0.84%
1960 55,475,143 46.27 %